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Jan 10, 2013 2:30pm PST
and the stanford university and others and i wanted to invite someone up to speak on behalf of stanford university and the celebration of the alma. [applause] >> welcome folks. it gives me great pleasure. i have the honor of serving as the executive director in 2007 and pleaded to introduce you to this area. the alma came by just now and john was going to announce the project and year of the bay with america's cup as well as the opening of the bay bridge and lots of other interesting things happening. we actually want to have a ferry terminal here in the basin so we can have taxis to outside areas and may our visions come true, and i wanted to share you with as was point out and california historical society and other partners have come together so we have the whole day at the ego center and we welcome you to come check it out. it's a beautiful building and off the grid. we have our own wastewater treatment inside. we will have tours of the boat and in the basin and walk along the trail and get on to the location so with that i thank you and the board is going to go back. we have been tryin
Jan 4, 2013 11:30pm PST
, went to stanford university, and have a master's degree in structural engineering which i obtained in 1981, started my own structural engineering firm in 1988, santos and urrutia engineers. my partner is somebody that i met at stanford university. albert is a native san franciscan that attended the san francisco community college. there is a program where if you take 28 units and you get 3.65 and above, you have a direct path to uc-berkeley for better, stanford. [laughter] i forgot this was being televised. [laughter] i met albert and we started the firm in 1988. that is 25 years ago. we employed over 25 people. quite a few of them, members of this city college. let me tell you, we hear a lot of negative things about the community college. but i must assure you, that in terms of technical expertise and great educators, we have absolutely the best teachers in the nation. [applause] i can guarantee you we will be preserving them. i have, behind me, my wonderful family, my wife jenny, my two twins -- one of them. adriano and alexander santos. alexander graduated from ucla and is a pro
Jan 17, 2013 4:30am PST
at stanford university and he will be talking about award that is quickly changes. -- a world that is quickly changing. people who were not able to get a ticket can watch online. >>> it was almost six months ago a gunman opened fire killing 20 and injuring 6 others. some are upset with the cinema for their failure to reach out and others are not ready to return to a movie theater. >>> hundreds returned to honor a fallen police officer. they are remembering an officer who was shot to death on tuesday. his fellow officers called him highly respected and he was also a member of the police canine unit. >>> he was not involved in the burglary as first reported. the motive still remains a mystery. he was talking to gas cone when he pulled 0 out a gun and shot him. moments later gascon shot himself. >>> he tried to pull a three- year-old out of her mother's arms. the man is described as latino and smelling like automotive oil. the mother said her daughter was playing outside and the man walked up and complemented her daughter's beauty. he said he tried to pull her from her office but she managed to
Jan 19, 2013 7:00pm EST
not have imagined myself the professor of history at stanford university editing martin luther king. these are things that were beyond my imagination as a young black teenager whose opportunities were quite limited at that time. >> because of that opel vision and the moral imagination, barricades began to fall and bigotry began to fade. doors of opportunity swung open for an entire generation. >> he was very much influenced by martin luther king and in his heart, he sees his vision being close to martin luther king. there was that moment where he received the nobel peace prize and he made the distinction between, saying that he can't be like them because i have to deal with this radical evil called terrorism. as if they did not have to deal with the radical evil of their time. king never held political office. i assume if he had, he would have seen as his overriding responsibility to deal with the people at the bottom of the social structure, the people that don't have the opportunity. and if that is what you use political power to accomplish. it is something that has been achieved.
Jan 30, 2013 11:00am PST
academic colleagues -- you're so sensitive to this. i am lecturer at stanford university, not a professor. that is another level of this conversation teary let me extend the conversation a little bit. one of the things that it was after i left or go, i taught for many years at stanford and talk, as i told the kids, real stuff. i started a class on cloud computing. three years ago, i started a class at the university in beijing as well on this subject because i feel it is really important. we are in my opinion in the second year of a 20-year cycle that is no different than the client server cycle that happened last time around, and i think education is an important component of this. so i'm going to take my four or five minutes to educate you guys a little bit on what is this thing we call cloud computing. i'm going to try uses much plain english as i can, leave all the technical buzzwords aside, and try to eliminate -- illuminate for you what is happening. fundamentally, is an economic thing that is happening, and that is what has always driven technologies economics. i will get to that i
Jan 28, 2013 11:00pm PST
for the question period, mariono florentino professor at stanford university law school and co- director at stanford center for international security and cooperation. from early 2009 through the summer of 2010, he served as special assistant to the president for justice and regulatory policy at the white house. now, we are going to pause just for a moment while we begin -- before beginning our radio, tv, and internet programs for a much wider audience. good afternoon and welcome to today's meeting of the commonwealth club of california, the place where you are in the know. you can find us on the internet at commonwealthclub that board -- now it is my distinct honor and also a personal pleasure for me to introduce robert s. muller, the sixth director of the federal bureau of investigation. nominated by president george w. bush, he was sworn in to lead the fbi on september 4, 2001, just one week before the al qaeda attacks on 9/11. under his leadership, the fbi has since played the leading role in preventing further terrorist attacks inside america. all americans sho
Jan 17, 2013 6:00am PST
. monte francis has new details on this one. he joins us live at stanford university where te'o supposedly thought his fake girlfriend attended. the questions remain. is this just a very, mean joke or a savvy scheme by a star athlete trying to get attention? >> reporter: that is the big question. there are several strange developments in this story this morning. i can tell you officials here at stanford say there's no record of a student by the name of lennay kekua. we were able to talk to the managing sports editor for the campus newspaper, the stanford daily, this morning. he wrote a column expressing his surprise and his dismay that he and so many others in the media did not fact check this story earlier. "the new york times" first connected stanford to the name lennay kekua back in october. miles smith is a senior at stanford and interested to hear what te'o has to say later today and that he has doubts about te'o's innocence in this. had he heard the stanford connection earlier, he would have checked it out. >> a little upset. if someone told me te'o's girlfriend is a stanford grad. i
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Jan 8, 2013 11:30pm PST
. >> scientists now think that they found how to reverse effects of aging. according to stanford university, if you get a blood transfusion from someone younger it could help improve learning and memory. >> stephen: yes, the blood of the young can help improve your memory, although you will remember only xbox cheat codes and taylor swift's ex-boyfriends. [ laughter ] [cheers and applause] now, the study's author, doctor saul villeda, connected the circulatory systems of old and young mice so their blood could mingle, resulting in a 20% increase in connections between brain cells for the old mices. also known as the world's most disturbing episode of pinky and the brain. [ laughter ] apparently absorbing the blood of the young can reverse the effects of aging. which is great news, otherwise i would have to resort to something disturbing, like exercise. [ laughter ] folks, in light of this breakthrough, prescott is proud to introduce vacsa-tern a medical-grade young person harvested straight from my intern program. [ laughter ] nice to meet you, vacsa-tern. >> it's jay. >> stephen: shhh. no n
Jan 21, 2013 1:25am EST
stanford university. >> host: michael doyle. thank you. >> guest: my pleasure. . . want . . . .
Jan 13, 2013 10:00am PST
in research conducted by 49er medical director dan garza and research assistant at stanford university. they showed me some head impact research from a different player during a game. they are pointing not necessarily where they are hit but where the acceleration. is pl n.f.l. is planning a ten-year study on the consequences of repeated head injuries. we want to have a way to understand how to measure the impacts that occur, not just from the concussions that you see happening, but from what we call the sub concussive events. >> cheryl: the doctor is chair of neurology department at ucsf and advisory committee to the n.f.l.. he is working with john york co-owner of the 49ers who was on the safety committee. they the tell me the n.f.l. is getting closer to find the best way to gather research on impacts to the brain, mouth guard sensors like this or helmets with sensors. >> i think we mayve the ability to put those into helmets or into mouth guards at the beginning of next season. >> it's such a weird injury. you are not sure. i think i'm okay. the brain sits in a pool of fluid. so if y
Jan 29, 2013 7:00pm PST
groups are suing stanford university. prevents them from migrating. the university to stop using water from the reservoir because they say it degrades the happen tat. apple is upping the memory on it's ipad. 128 gigabytes up of 64. they will go on sale february 5 february 5th starting at $799. >>> the search enjoin opened up it's maps program to anyone who can contribute to the world's most secretive countries. instead of the old map user will be able to see details suchs hotels and schools. >>> our super bowl coverage is coming up with ravens fans. plus temperatures on the rise across the bay area. letting us know how warm it's going to get. >>> well, some call it disgusting but clearly others enjoyed getting all lathered up in australia. the blanket of sea foam. the phenomenon is a parting gift from a tropical storm that bombarded that country's east coast. when they are churned up by powerful currenting causing the water to form those bubbles. >> it just may be a beach day. if you have the day off, temperatures are going to be climbing. tomorrow we will see some improvement over tod
Jan 11, 2013 1:35am PST
engine under the hood. and nobody at all behind the wheel. chris and a stanford university engineering team equipped the car they call shelly with a powerful computer, a gps system and a big red button that tells the car to take us for a ride. >> whoa! off we go. >> off we go. there's the road. as soon as we're out here on the track, we'll create a run. >> making this clear, you're hands are free from the wheel. >> my hands are free from the wheel. whoa! >> reporter: on a track still damp from a rainstorm, shelly drove as fast as she could, slowing just enough to make it around the hair pin turn. >> the speedometer says 70 miles an hour. i realize i'm putting my life in the hands of technology that doesn't have hands. my stomach? don't ask! >> reporter: without humans inside the car, gurtis has let it run wild, reaching 130 miles an hour. the car even raced up colorado's pikes peak all by itself. >> so you studied how race car drivers would do this and taught the car to do that? >> a very big part of this project is understanding how
Jan 27, 2013 11:00pm PST
automatic. researchers at stanford university have been at the center of efforts to make the sport safer. and earlier this month ktvu 's health and science editor john fowler is looking into what research is being done. >> just how violent, how risky is this. this is stanford's championship game. >> i hope it's a game changer. i've said to myself that i will not allow my kids to play the sport of football until there's an answer. >> reporter: stanford researchers compared two years of mouth guard data to super high speed video like this discovering exactly the direction and energy of hits on helmets. yet brain injuries remain unpredictable. >> we don't really understand precisely when an injury happens and what the threshold is. >> reporter: researchers studied a hit at 140-miles-an- hour. but head rotation may be just as important. >> your brain essentially starts sloshing around and leads to sheering motion. we think that maybe part of the injury. >> it's not just helmet to helmet. this brutal hit in the chest in the seahawks game caused walker's concussion. the mouthpiece technology w
Jan 12, 2013 4:30am PST
of international studies. he is the michael and barbara bavarian professor at stanford university and serves as co-director of the nuclear risk reduction initiative and preventive defense project. please help me welcome our speaker this morning, former secretary of defense william perry. (applause) >> what a pleasure it is to be aboard this symbol of america's millery power, the uss macon island. what a pleasure it is to be among the men and women of our armed forces and the men and women of the first responders of the san francisco bay area. fleet week for many years in san francisco was a somewhat [inaudible] affair and it has been transformed into this great coming together by the military and the first responders, the great coming together of our uniformed personnel and a great [speaker not understood] of san francisco. this amazing transformation in the last few years was due primarily to the vision and the dedication of three people, george and charlotte schultz and mike myers. i'd like to pause to thank all three of them for this work. (applause) >> and in april of 1996, my last year as sec
Jan 28, 2013 9:00pm PST
. he has been -- he has a degree in management from stanford, an ms from the university of central florida, and a degree in electrical engineering from the indian institute technology, bombay. he has authored numerous publications and has over 50 u.s. patents. >> thank you for organizing this panel discussion, and thank you, everybody, for graciously being here today. it is my great honor to introduce an incredibly distinguished panel of industrial luminaries. let me start with timothy, simon, and jeanette. tim is a professor at the stanford business school where he teaches a very popular class on this service via in fact, i have taken your class, and you bring in some incredible speakers and make it very entertaining. jim also has a distinguished career in the private sector. he was the president of oracle's on demand service, which by some records was the first online on demand service. cloud computing has a lot of fathers, but tim is often called the grandfather of cloud computing because of that endeavor. but tim is also an investor in a cloud computing companies, and author of
Jan 17, 2013 11:00pm PST
at stanford university, linda yee, cbs 5. >>> also in the news tonight, the colorado theater where that gunman opened fire on moviegoers reopened this evening. there was a special event for survivors and the victims' families, followed by a screening of the latest hobbit film. 12 people were killed, dozens were wounded last july during a midnight showing of batman. >>> and we learned a few hours ago at least four americans managed to escape from their al- qaeda captors in algeria. cbs 5 reporter mark phillips told us they apparently made a break for it during a chaotic rescue operation. >> reporter: early today, what had been a hostage-taking standoff at a massive natural gas plant in the algerian desert turned violent and bloody. algerian troops that surrounded the plant after a number of foreign workers -- some reports say more than 40 -- were taken hostage by an islamist group claiming ties to al-qaeda. security sources tell us when the prisoners were moved inside the compound, guns opened fire. one irish hostage recounted the ordeal to an arab
Jan 17, 2013 5:00am PST
nations secretary-general ban ki-moon will stop by stanford university later on today. university officials say ki-moon will make a speech about how the u.n. can create opportunities from the challenges the world is facing. tickets to the event are sold out but a live stream was set up through stanford's official website. you can catch ki-moon's speech starting at 4:30 this afternoon. >>> bay area voters are asked to cast their votballots in an unul election. five historical female san francisco leaders are up for nomination. you can cast your vote at voting ends next wednesday. >>> it's 5:24 right now. a couple reasons to feel good. we're a day closer to the weekend. it's thursday. >> the sunshine. >> beautiful. christina loren tells us perfect timing for sunshine. >> it's going to hold up for the weekend as well. good morning to you. thanks for joining us. a little bit easier to get up on a thursday morning knowing we'll hit mid to upper 60s today in many of your south bay cities. that's where we expect the warmest temperatures to come in. fog to get through
Jan 4, 2013 6:00pm PST
around mars. it's something innasa is workin on with stanford university. we cheered along with nasa when the curiosity rover landed on mars. but imagine a few toor where when we get to the red planet we can explore it much faster with a new rover being called the hedge hog designed to work in the low gravity martian atmosphere. >> advantage of the fact we have very little gravity and this is where we can hop and carry a lot of distance without having to roll over as we do traditionally with the mars rover. >> reporter: a joint project between nasa's jet propulsion lab and stanford university, the hedge hog may resemble a special effect but it is destined to be about the most mobile thing in the universuniverse. >> only to hop but also to tumble. >> reporter: the more we know about mars the faster we or something can visit mapping the martian surface with the hedge hog rover is likely five to ten years away. even the project itself has people thinking about what's next. >> the possibility of dreaming of the future as in the case of a hedge who go and build a prototype is very exciting. >>
Jan 18, 2013 6:00am PST
armstrong interview will air tonight. >>> 6:04. stanford university is dragged into the bizarre girlfriend saga of notre dame girlfriend saga of te'o. they say the player was drawn in a romance online. they say the woman fooled manti te'o into believing she died of leukemia in september. the so-called girlfriend apparently lied about being a stanford student. >> in the post-game interviews you see all this emotion again in the subsequent follow-up pieces you see all this -- all of the talk of this and in most of those pieces, 99, 95% of them, there's no mention of stanford. >> and this girl by the way is very much alive, lives down in southern california. te'o says he was duped by her and many wonder whether he an notre dame made up the hoax to improve his chances of winning the heisman. he came in second and, you know, hopefully he will spill the beans shortly. >> we're talking so much about lyin this morning, let's turn to lawrence for the truth and sanity. >> maybe not the sanity part. [ laughter ] >>> great weather today. we'll have hazy
Jan 26, 2013 6:30am PST
there are in an unregulated environment. i want to bring in the author of "the immigrant exodus," vivek wadhwa, a stanford university law school fellow and research at duke university. we welcome to the program. i want to ask you, can america lead the world with its current immigration rules and quotas? what should immigration reform look like? >> right now we're losing the war. what's happening is that we've brought in hundreds of thousands of really smart people from all over the world to study. we educated them and gave them experience in working for our companies and innovate like we do. now we're telling them, sorry, we don't have enough visas for you. go back home. they're doing that. tens of thousands, hundreds of thousands of people have already gone back who are now starting companies in india, chien wra and brazil, all over the world. the start-ups and the economic growth that should be here in america is happening abroad because of our mindless immigration policies. you know, we keep talking about the unskilled, undocumented -- i'm sorry. >> go ahead. finish your thought. >> these are the legal
Jan 4, 2013 11:00am PST
the break. >>> stanford university researchers may have found what's causing young, healthy athletes to suffer heart attacks. they discovered higher levels of calcium in patients with a heart condition. scientists have known a genetic mutation is the reason behind abnormal hearts in athlete, but they were not sure why the heart muscle was failing. stanford researchers say the medication to restore calcium to normal levels may be one way to treat that condition. >>> almost awards time in hollywood. after a day-long delay, votes for oscar nominations are due this morning. this is first year that the academy is letting members cast their ballots online. the votes were due yesterday but the deadline was pushed back after voters complained about issues with the worldwide web and their website. voting wraps up at 5:00. the list of nominees will be announced january 10. >>> work crews are almost done decorating a giant piece of art in the bay area. that work of art, the bay bridge. it's being draped with 25,000 white l.e.d. lights. private donors shelled out $8 million to turn the bridge in
Jan 15, 2013 6:00pm PST
at stanford university and co-founder of a start up oo. i want to level the playing field for everybody. >> san jose state announced a partnership with udacity offering free online math courses for college credit. some say it's a game changer. >> after all, we're here in san jose the capitol of silicon valley, cradle of create activity. >> this with you will use pro fessers to marry the best of technology and teachings in a online platform. >> i'll be communicating with students via chat, tutoring them. >> cost is just $150. there is a mandate to reach out to under served high school students. allen likes the idea. >> i feel like it may be cheaper for me, i like online courses because it helps me focus more. >> the governor is convinced ji to improve access reducing costs is critical to solving the state's education crisis. >> it's an experiment. we're going to learn together that. is how i thil thi we'll succeed. >> classes will be limited to 100 students each. >> two, three, it's going to be better. >> the classes begin at the end of the month and the ceo says other states are already
Jan 27, 2013 2:00am PST
, and the two-year-old suffered a grazing wound to his head. they were rushed to stanford university hospital. investigators are trying to determine if the shooting was gang-related. right now police say, again, there's trying to determine exactly how these two situations happened within such a close proximity of each other and also a time frame, a close time frame. but they do not believe they are connected. police here in east palo alto, detectivetives have just arrived at the scene so they're trying to piece together the basic information in this incident. reporting live in east palo alto. abc7 news. >> a long night for everybody involved. thank you, sergio. >>> the nationwide tug of war over gun control played across the country today. a gun buybacks in san mateo brought in 680 firearms, including 24 assault weapons. some people waited in line for two hours at the san mat te'o event center. the crowd so big, organizers opened up an hour hour early. a congresswoman wondered over the weapons turned in. >> our high-capacity magazines, this one is 100 rounds. there's in purpose for this kind
Jan 11, 2013 4:30am PST
. a stanford university engineer team is pushing these types of cars to high speeds. an audi tt with a powerful engine and precise gps system without humans inside. the engineers have let it run wild reaching 130 miles an hour on utah's bonneville salt flats. >> so you studied how race car drivers would do this and taught the door do that. >> it's a big part of this project is understanding how the best drivers control the car. >> the engineers monitored the brain activity of the race car driver. the goal is to build his reflexes and instincts into the software that keeps shelley on the road. amazing. >> it is amazing the technology. >>> it's 4:56 right now. we're continuing to follow developing news out of the north bay. coming up a live report with the latest on the murder in marin county. >> and parts of the bay area under a freeze warning right now. how long the temperatures are going down and when things will start to warm up. >> reporter: a much celebrated inaugural flight is planned this morning from the airport in san jose. and at
Jan 20, 2013 4:30am PST
and lecturer at stanford university and author of the book "the start-up owner's manual, the step-by-step guide for building a great company." great to see you, steve. >> glad to be here. thanks very much. >> okay. so you are starting a business or you have an idea. what's the first thing you need to do to decide, okay, this is a viable idea or not. >> the first thing you need to do is realize all your passion and energy has made you start on day one of faith-based enterprise. even though you think it's a rationale business, on day one, all you have is your passion. and your job is to turn that faith, that is your assumptions, about everything you think you would believe about customers and markets and pricing into facts and we kind of now say there are no facts inside your building or office, so get the heck outside. and the whole idea is, we believe you need to get outside your office and test some of your key assumptions about your business. >> yeah. i always talk about this. don't get tunnel vision. you and your husband or wife or your senior managers or co-founder, you have one idea. you d
Jan 24, 2013 4:30pm PST
"nbr- u" partners at stanford university, shows how that kind of stubborness can lead to market booms and busts. learn more on:, just look for the "nbr-u" tab. that's "nightly business report" for thursday, january 24. good night everyone, you too tom. >> tom: goodnight susie, as you mentioned lost of good stuff online at: and back here tomorrow night. captioning sponsored by wpbt captioned by media access group at wgbh
Jan 17, 2013 5:00am PST
on a possible motive. >>> he will be here in the bay area speaking at stanford university. here is video of the man there with stevie wonder. there are no more tickets left. there will be a life stream of the video which -- alive -- a live stream of the event starting at 4:30. >>> developers want to add shops and departments to the area and they are set to present the plan next week. if everything goes according to schedule construction could begin by 2015. >>> many people from right here in the bay area plan to be there including two women who campaigned for the president. joan brown picked up hers and the retired school teacher even had her nails done to show her pride for the president. and mcdonald, she also attended the president's first inn ago racing. >> i am -- inauguration. >> i am hoping it will not be as cold as it was the last time. the temperatures were so terrible even in the good sections where my tickets were and people were just freezing. >> we worked so hard and to have him be reelected, i can't stop grinning, it is silly, i can't stop grinning and i keep standing in fr
Jan 24, 2013 7:00pm PST
big firms stuck by their calls on apple today. but new research from our "nbr- u" partners at stanford university, shows how that kind of stubborness can lead to market booms and busts. learn more on:, just look for the "nbr-u" tab. that's "nightly business report" for thursday, january 24. good night everyone, you too tom. >> tom: goodnight susie, as you mentioned lost of good stuff online at: and back here tomorrow night. captioning sponsored by wpbt captioned by media access group at wgbh >>> the following production was produced in high definition. ♪ >>> and their buns are something i have yet to find anywhere else. >> 'cause i'm not inviting you to my house for dinner. >> breaded and fried and gooey and lovely. >> in the words of arnold schwarzenegger, i'll be back! >> you've heard of connoisseur. i'm a common-sewer! >> they knew i had to ward off some vampires or something. >> let's talk desserts, gentlemen, 'cause i see you
Jan 19, 2013 4:00am PST
foley institute of international studies. he is the michael and barbara bavarian professor at stanford university and sers
Jan 24, 2013 7:00pm EST
research from our "nbr- u" partners at stanford university, shows how that kind of stubborness can lead to market booms and busts. learn more on:, just look for the "nbr-u" tab. that's "nightly business report" for thursday, january 24. good night everyone, you too tom. >> tom: goodnight susie, as you mentioned lost of good stuff online at: and back here tomorrow night. captioning sponsored by wpbt captioned by media access group at wgbh stocks fell on worries that china might... announcer: the new pbs for ipad app. you'll never know what you'll find. [dog barks] announcer: available now in the app store.
Jan 2, 2013 6:00am PST
a friendly rose bowl wager. bet that stanford university would beat the university of wisconsin madison. the mayor of madison lost as the cardinals beat the badgers 20-14. according to the terms of the wager he must now wear a stanford cap at a city council meeting and has to fly the stanford flag in madison and plant a tree in stan ford's honor. >> that's what happens when you lose. >>> time 6:49. it's slow in oakland? >> it is slow because of a crash. southbound 880 near fruitvale. it's backing up to 23rd. it started off as not being is a big traffic jam but now that more people are on the road it's causing an unexpected delay as you head down. you may want to give yourself a little extra time. or if you can somehow get on the freeway after fruitvale you will save yourself plenty of time. you can see after fruitvale it looks great. northbound traffic is largely uneffected by that crash. bay bridge toll plaza is not a big delay at all. there was a slight delay. now let's go to steve. >>> thank you, sal. we have clear skies. can be a patch or two of fog to the north. it's mainly cold. b
Jan 2, 2013 5:00am PST
stanford university would beat the university of madison. but the mayor of madison lost the bet. according to the terms of the bet he has to wear a stanford cap at a city council meeting and fly the stanford flag in madison and plant a tree in stanford's honor. >>> 5:57. let's go out to sal castaneda and when on the roads. sal, still looking good? >> still looks good. this is during a time where it might change. 280 northbound still looks pretty good. let's go back to the desk. >>> ktvu news was the first on the scene. a water main break still causing problems. this is in a busy intersection in hayward. >>> also the long national drama over the fiscal cliff finally over. how the compromise in washington, d.c. will directly effect you. >>> good morning. it's cold out there. but there will be warmer afternoon high temps. we'll have those coming up in two minutes. (w) 3 days of walking to give a break cancer survivor a lifetime-- that's definitely a fair trade. whoo! you walk with friends, you meet new friends, and you keep those friendships. it was such a beautiful experience.
Jan 20, 2013 9:00pm EST
years later i would be professor of history at stanford university, in 1963 that would have been inconceivable. >> host: exactly. >> guest: but two years later i would be getting a call from coretta scott king where i would be designing the king memorial. >> host: there is another question about the papers in the sermon. there are charges against dr. king. you found someone wanted discoveries. i hate to talk about it, but and full disclosure we have to talk about all these things. >> guest: all the things that are necessary are to not put them on a pedestal. martin luther king was a flawed individual and i found this out when i was going through his academic papers. how old, was he in school? >> guest: he was in college. these were academic papers. it wasn't like he was handing in a paper that he had copied from someone else. it was the way i would look at it is that he was taking passages and sometimes citing them accurately, sometimes not attribute in. >> host: but they preach on the bible -- >> guest: they don't have the college professor. that's the difference. there are spec
Jan 21, 2013 12:00am EST
-year-old kid at that point imagining 12 years later i would be the professor of history at stanford university that would have been inconceivable but 12 years later or two decades later i would be getting a call from coretta scott king more that two days later i would be designing the king memorial. >> host: there's another question about the papers. there are some charges against dr. king. he found someone wanted discoveries. i hate to talk about it but in full disclosure we have to talk about all these things. >> guest: i think it's necessary to not put him on a pedestal. martin luther king was a flawed individual and i found this out when i was going through his academic papers and fighting tooth of finding plagiarism. how old was he when he was doing this? was he in school? >> guest: in college, these were academic papers. it wasn't like he was handing in a paper that he had copied from somebody else. it was -- the way that i would look at it, he was taking passages and sometimes writing them accurately sometimes not attributing. crusco when preachers preach the preach from the
Jan 3, 2013 8:00pm EST
studying. some have summarized an economy as human explorers versus robot explorers. at a stanford university symposium i attended in 2008 called humans and robots in exploration, one topic was quoted to us as, when does the human become the tool of choice for solar system exploration? by this phrasing, people and robots are those tools and then they asked, very puzzled now, what is the right mix? of course viewing people and robots as interchangeable tools from the sun is absurd. i believe some of the difficulties that arise here are occurring because it's hard for us to understand this new working relationship between people and robots. spacecraft that fly by a planet and carry out a canned program and send the data back is a one time package, are very different from mobile laboratories with sensors and manipulators that are programmed by us for every day for years. and he gives a totally different experience to the scientists in carrying out the mission. this new way of working which mer epitomizes can be difficult to think about because it's a relationship among people, technol
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